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funicular (railway)

noun [C] uk   /fjʊˌnɪk.jʊ.ləˈreɪl.weɪ/ us    /-juː.lɚ-/
a special type of railway that travels up and down steep slopes, with thecarriages being pulled by a strong metal rope
Translations of “funicular (railway)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (靠鋼纜牽引上下坡的)纜索鐵道…
in Chinese (Simplified) (靠钢缆牵引上下坡的)缆索铁道…
(Definition of funicular (railway) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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